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8805326 Payment transactions on mobile device using mobile carrier  
A user makes a purchase request through a merchant app on a mobile device, such as by selecting an item for purchase. A mobile SDK of a payment provider is installed in the merchant app. The...
8806655 Providing limited versions of applications  
Disclosed are various embodiments for providing limited versions of applications. A limited version of an application is automatically generated from a full version of the application based at...
8805728 System and method for using an ordinary article of commerce to access a remote computer  
A system and method for using identification codes found on ordinary articles of commerce to access remote computers on a network. In accordance with one embodiment of the invention, a computer is...
8799101 Trade-in photo documentation  
Disclosed are various embodiments for an inspection system and method that automatically photographs or captures video footage of received items for trade-in as they are being inspected or graded.
8799111 Systems and/or methods for selling non-inventory items at point-of-sale (POS) locations  
Certain exemplary embodiments relate to techniques for order processing. A data feed including unique identifiers of purchased products, together with pairs of order numbers and product identifiers...
8799137 System and method for data processing for a destination fund having an associated guarantee  
A system is provided for administering a destination fund having a guarantee wrapper. The guarantee provides an income stream for life to one or more investors. The destination fund has a selected...
8799142 Currency trading platform with improved risk management  
Systems, methods and software for processing and displaying information associated with a plurality of currency exchange transactions to a forex dealer in real time, i.e. substantially...
8799099 Processing techniques for text capture from a rendered document  
A facility for initiating a purchase is described. The facility receives a text sequence captured by a user from a rendered document using a handheld text capture device. The facility identifies in...
8799384 Transmitting method and transmitting device, receiving method and receiving device, and transfer method and transfer system  
Data broadcast data, which is broadcast in data broadcasts, is constructed by disposing, for example, EMD (Electric Music Distribution) links required to acquire song data as actual broadcast data,...
8799098 Customized marketing  
A computer implemented marketing method comprising: characterizing a customer in real-time based on a determination of whether one or more rules have been satisfied, and providing real-time...
8799083 System and method for managing restaurant customer data elements  
This invention is a system and method for managing restaurant customer data elements.
8799160 System and method for pricing of merchant accounts  
A system for managing merchant payment transaction processing accounts is provided. The system includes a merchant initialization system that receives merchant account data from a user, such as to...
8797906 Method and system for wireless message-based advertising  
Systems and methods for message-based advertising in a wireless communications network are described. A digital message is contained in a data packet set in transit from a terminal of a sender to a...
8799100 Retail system for selling products based on a flexible product description  
According to one described embodiment, a method is provided in which transaction information is determined. The transaction information is associated with (i) a buyer who has arranged to purchase a...
8799097 Accessing remote systems using image content  
Systems and methods allow users to capture an image and transmit data to a remote system. An embodiment includes a method comprising capturing, at a mobile device, an image; generating, at the...
8799108 Passive shopping service optimization  
A shopping system may receive, from a user, a request to add information about an item to a watch list associated with the user; may receive, from the user, a price associated with the item; and...
8799106 System and method for assisting online product research by consumers  
Rating information is maintained that is associated with one or more sources from which a product of interest can be purchased. Search criteria is received from a user that defines a product of...
8799090 Audio/video automated payment facility  
A central monitoring station is linked to a plurality of remote terminals, such as payment terminals at a plurality of parking facilities. A two-way communication system enables communication...
8799094 Product catalog management system and method  
A product catalog management system and method is provided for managing product data associated with a plurality of products. In one embodiment, the system comprises a processor, a product...
8799096 Scoring recommendations and explanations with a probabilistic user model  
A data processing system generates recommendations for on-line shopping by scoring recommendations matching the customer's cart contents using by assessing and ranking each candidate recommendation...
8797327 Product visualization and interaction systems and methods thereof  
A method and system for displaying one or more products includes displaying a virtual, three-dimensional view of at least one product on a display system, selecting at least one action with the...
8799095 Inventory and revenue maximization method and system  
A method is provided for enterprise management and bundling of inventory to maximize revenue on perishable products. An electronic data-mart collects factors for the probability and price...
8799102 Mobile commerce framework  
A subscription-based system for providing commerce information for one or more mobile devices for one or more merchants. Some techniques employed feature a subscription-based method for presenting...
8799093 Method, computer readable medium, and system for assisting a customer in making purchases  
A method of assisting a customer in making purchases includes receiving a voiced call from the customer at an automated voice services node. Voice instructions from the customer are received...
8793185 System and method for securing information distribution via email  
A method facilitating secure financial transactions using email is presented comprising the steps of receiving bill data at a server implementing the method, and generating an email message to a...
8793166 On-line payment transactions  
A computer-implemented method includes accessing, with a user computing device, a web-based document from a first party containing a mark-up code segment pointing to a second party; and loading,...
8793165 Method, program storage device, and apparatus for offering a user a plurality of scenarios under which to conduct a primary transaction  
A method of offering a user a plurality of scenarios under which to conduct at least one primary transaction involving at least one specific item, the specific item being one of goods and services,...
8793164 System and method enabling children to shop on-line  
A system and method enabling people, including children, to shop on-line in a safe and secure manner. A gift card having a predetermined monetary value is purchased by a parent, friend or other...
8793162 Adding information or functionality to a rendered document via association with an electronic counterpart  
An action plan data structure for one or more selected rendered documents is described. The data structure contains information specifying an action to perform automatically in response to a text...
8793593 Integrating structured objects and actions generated on external systems into a social networking system  
A social networking system includes a mechanism for integrating user actions on objects outside of the social networking system in the social graph. For example, streaming music on external systems...
8793163 Package and method for creating such a package for assisting a person in transitioning from one disposable absorbent product to another  
A package includes a plurality of a first absorbent product from a first product category and at least one sample of a second absorbent product from a second product category. The first absorbent...
8788361 Systems and methods for managing rights to broadband content  
Systems and methods for managing rights to broadband content are provided. A request for broadband content may be received by a server. The received request may include a client identifier...
8788401 Seller-driven method for a bid set system  
A method for automatically bidding on multiple on-line auction items up for bid where the number of items the bidder wishes to buy is less than the number of items up for bid is disclosed. A method...
8788354 System and method for operator charging gateway  
An Operator Charging Gateway (OCG) facility within a Mobile Commerce environment that, among other things, provides a bearer-independent and delivery-agnostic charging platform that, inter alia,...
8788358 Systems and methods for enterprise branded application frameworks for mobile and other environments  
An application framework for mobile devices may provide a variety of application modules directed towards enterprise brand extension. The application modules are organized into five main...
8788357 System and method for productizing human capital labor employment positions/jobs  
A method includes configuring a human-capital-management (HCM) master taxonomy and a HCM language library. The HCM master taxonomy includes a plurality of levels that range from more general to...
8788432 Method and apparatus for efficient handling of product return transactions  
A method and apparatus for efficient handling of product returns to reduce associated costs. A computer system at a regional product return center scans a returned product for identifying...
8788374 Method and system for account parallel processing  
A method for account parallel processing used by an account processing center to process a request for account operation is disclosed. The method comprises: (1) categorizing accounts as high...
8788351 Point of sale tax reporting and automatic collection system with tax register  
A point of sale tax reporting system including a smart tax register located at a retailer location. The retailer smart register processes consumer transactions and calculates the amount of sales...
8788360 Systems and methods for automated mass media commerce  
Systems and methods for implementing point of advertising purchasing include using mass media publications configured for or containing service, product or vendor transmittable signals, such as...
8788366 Affiliate site creation using automatically identified keywords  
The present disclosure describes techniques for generating new product codes to add to an affiliate site using automatic keyword selection from content on an affiliate site. In one scenario, a...
8788331 Method and apparatus for identifying international travelers and providing an incentive to purchase travel services  
Generating a commission for a passport photo provider by identifying a group of people that are about to travel in the near future, providing the customers with an incentive to purchase a travel...
8788359 Vending machine information  
A method is described for displaying vending machine product data using a display of a mobile communication device. This has the advantage of using the superior display of the mobile communication...
8788423 Method and system for secure network-based distribution of content  
A method and system for network-based distribution of content are disclosed. The distribution of content is not only secure but also controlled. The security restricts access to content within...
8788368 Methods, systems, and products for electronic purchases  
An electronic shopping cart may reference multiple items from different merchants. Any merchant may inspect the electronic shopping cart and make counteroffers to a purchaser. If the purchaser...
8788369 Method and apparatus for providing asynchronous payment processing  
An approach is provided for processing transaction payments. The transaction engine receives payment information, from a device, for completing a transaction between a first party and a second...
8788362 Systems and methods for automated mass media commerce  
Systems and methods for implementing point of advertising purchasing include using mass media publications configured for or containing service, product or vendor transmittable signals, such as...
8788365 Customized consumer products based on audio files  
Computer based systems and methods allow designing (e.g., customization) of consumer products, such as articles of footwear, apparel, athletic equipment, etc., by users.
8788356 System and method for effectively providing software to client devices in an electronic network  
A system and method for effectively supporting software distribution in an electronic network includes a software server and a network of client devices. The software server stores software items...
8788370 Web service architecture for product version retrieval  
Various techniques for providing product versioning as a Web Service are disclosed. One method involves receiving a Web Service signature requesting access to a product model. In response to...